By Julie M. Aurelio
, Niña P. Calleja
Authorities on Thursday arrested in an entrapment operation a dismissed customs official for allegedly demanding P1.6 million from a businesswoman in exchange for the clearance of “ukay-ukay,” or used clothing, seized by the bureau.
By Ronnel W. Domingo
The Department of Agriculture is coordinating with local government units to crack down on imported meat that are being sold beyond the recommended date of consumption.
The Bureau of Customs has over 1,000 job vacancies in first and second level positions for the agency’s various groups, offices, and collection districts across the country.
By Marc Jayson Cayabyab
President Benigno Aquino III in his fifth State of the Nation Address (Sona) said the Bureau of Customs (BoC) was able to increase its collections for the first trimester from the same period last year
The Bureau of Customs on Thursday filed smuggling complaints in the Department of Justice against a Manila-based businessman and his broker for allegedly importing counterfeit perfumes, bags and other items worth P310 million from China.